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**SSPD Reports Issues With Landline 911 Service

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** “911 IS FULLY FUNCTIONAL AGAIN” reported.

Sulphur Springs Police Department before 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022 announced issues with some 911 service.

According to SSPD Lt. Rusty Stillwagoner, the police department is “currently experiencing a 911 outage for landline telephone service. 911 service for cell phones is still operational.”

Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jason Ricketson noted that SSPD personnel working with utility service officials to try to restore full service. Until 911 service is restored for landline phones as well as cell phones, anyone within the city of Sulphur Springs should either use their cell phone or call the SSPD office line, 903-439-3719.

Police shared the message on social media, noting that SSPD will provide an update there when 911 landline service is restored.

Author: Faith Huffman

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